You'll be surveying the Brisbane skyline and greater metro area from this lofty lookout within Mt Coot-tha Forest. Choose a clear day and you'll even spot the Moreton Bay islands.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Brisbane attractions

1. Mt Coot-tha Reserve

0.97 MILES

A 15-minute drive or bus ride from the city, this huge bush reserve is topped by 287m Mt Coot-tha, Brisbane's highest point. On the hillsides you’ll find…

3. Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

1.26 MILES

At the entrance to the Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha is the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. A free exhibition gallery includes a fascinating…

4. Milani

2.92 MILES

A well-regarded commercial gallery with rotating exhibitions of cutting-edge, sometimes confronting, contemporary Australian artwork. Numerous artists…

5. Fintan Magee Fox Mural

2.92 MILES

Brisbane-raised Fintan Magee (dubbed the 'Australian Banksy') is known across the globe for his whimsical street art, his murals adorning walls from…

6. University of Queensland Art Museum

3.35 MILES

Occupying a striking glass-and-concrete building on the University of Queensland's verdant grounds, this progressive public gallery serves up temporary…

7. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

3.39 MILES

About 12km south of the city centre, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary occupies a patch of parkland beside the river. It’s home to over 130 koalas, plus kangaroos…

8. Pillars Project


Beneath the South Brisbane rail overpass, a row of concrete pillars has been transformed into 11 giant street-art murals by some of the hottest names on…